‘We are Minnesota?’
Wondering who “We Are Minnesota” is? They
praise our representative’s faithful keeping of promises made during the
last campaign. The problem is we don’t know what promises were made to
“We Are Minnesota.”
Wonder what kind of promises caused this
group to spend approximately $19,600 dollars on radio ads over the past
10 days praising them? “We Are Minnesota” is a registered political
committee. Their chairperson is Sharyle Knutson and their treasurer is
Steve Hunter. Their address is 175 Aurora Avenue, St. Paul, Minn. 55103.
They are a political action group, but we still don’t know who
they speak for. Could it be one of the many union groups that supported
Rep. Radinovich and Wards’ yes vote on HF950/SF0778?
That bill was payback for the unions that contributed heavily to DFL candidates in the 2012 election.
taxpayers will spend over $2.4 million in the next biennium and another
$4.1 million in 2016-17 in a state government directed effort to
unionize self-employed day care providers and personal care assistants.
Isn’t it amazing that the president of the Minnesota AFL-CIO
Federation is the same Sharyle Knutson and Steve Hunter is also that
union’s treasurer. Minnesota AFL-CIO and “We Are Minnesota” share the
same address in Saint Paul.
The DFL legislators picked the
pockets of Minnesota taxpayers to the tune of $6.5 million in an attempt
to force day care operators to join AFSCME, the state’s big public
employee union. No wonder this big union is praising our two state